Board Focuses on Cross-Border Collaboration; Approves Budget; Adopts Standards, Including Supply Chain
OTTAWA – The North American Electric Reliability Corporation held its quarterly Board of Trustees meeting in Ottawa on August 10. The Honorable James Gordon Carr, minister of Natural Resources Canada, welcomed participants to Canada during the country’s 150th anniversary and lauded the cross-border partnerships in a videotaped greeting.
Patricia Hoffman, Acting Secretary for the Department of Energy’s Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, in opening remarks said that in the coming years DOE is championing the diversity of tools and capabilities with a focus on affordability, resilience and recovery. Other remarks were made by the Honorable Sergio Marchi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Electricity Association; and Murray Doehler, Chair of CAMPUT, who both noted the valuable contributions of NERC as a North American-focused enterprise for reliability and security. 
“We are part of an opportunity that is building a foundation of reliability and security across three countries – United States, Canada and Mexico,” said Gerry Cauley, President and Chief Executive Officer, commending the partnerships. “Our relationships are fundamental and essential to the strength of NERC and to the good of our nations’ reliability and security.”
Posted On: 08/10/2017